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Definition of Hemp


  1. A plant of the genus Cannabis (C. sativa), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber.
  2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning. The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp.

Hemp Quotations

I want people to get over the stigma about hemp. These seeds can't make you high, but they will make you feel good.
Ziggy Marley

Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet.
Jack Herer

Industrial hemp is a very useful plant. I challenged the attorney general to get rid of the criminal stigma associated with hemp so we can look at it in terms of how it might be useful.
Jesse Ventura

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
Jack Herer

Hemp is a part of the cannabis plant, and it is very useful.
Ziggy Marley
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Hemp Translations

hemp in French is chanvre
hemp in German is Hanf
hemp in Hungarian is kender
hemp in Norwegian is hamp
hemp in Swedish is hampa, hampa, cannabis
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